Holiday 2005: 'Kong' vs. 'Narnia' vs. 'Goblet'

King Kong

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Release Summary

Genre Action Adventure Drama Romance Adventure Family Fantasy Adventure Family Fantasy Mystery
DistributorUniversal Pictures Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Warner Bros.
Release DateDec 14, 2005Dec 9, 2005Nov 18, 2005
Domestic Gross $218,080,025$291,710,957$290,013,036
Production Budget$207,000,000$180,000,000$150,000,000
Running Time3 hr 7 min2 hr 23 min2 hr 37 min
MPAA RatingRated PG-13 for frightening adventure violence and some disturbing imagesRated PG for battle sequences and frightening momentsRated PG-13 for sequences of fantasy violence and frightening images

Domestic Summary

Total Gross $218,080,025$291,710,957$290,013,036
Opening Weekend $50,130,145$65,556,312$102,685,961
Opening % of Total23%22.5%35.4%
Widest Release3,6273,8533,858
Close DateApr 6, 2006May 11, 2006Apr 6, 2006
In Release383 days / 54 weeks388 days / 55 weeks409 days / 58 weeks
Weekends at #1223
Weekends in Top 10597

Worldwide Summary

Worldwide Gross$556,906,378$745,013,115$895,921,036
Foreign Gross$338,826,353$453,302,158$605,908,000
Foreign % of Worldwide60.8%60.8%67.6%
Domestic Gross$218,080,025$291,710,957$290,013,036
Domestic % of Worldwide39.2%39.2%32.4%